Major Banks in the UK

A list of the major banks and their subsidiaries

Lloyds TSB£17.5bn (2008)Lloyds TSB, HBOS (Halifax and Bank of Scotland), Intelligent Finance, (50% Sainsburys bank) Cheltenham & Glocester, Birmingham Midshires
HSBC£99.9bn (2008)HFC bank, First Direct,
Royal Bank of Scotland£26.5bn (2008)National Westminster Bank, Ulster Bank, Direct Line, Citizens Financial Group, ABN AMRO, Coutts & Co., Adam and Company, Child & Co., RBS Greenwich Capital
Standard Charter£24.5bn (2008)
Barclays£23.56 (2008)Woolwich Building Society, Goldfish Credit Card
Co-operative BankSmile,
Santander (Spanish owned£16.38bnAlliance & Leicester, Bradford & Bingley, Abbey. (these brand names will be subsumed under the Santander brand name

Other Banks owned by Foreign Firms

  • Yorkshire Bank – National Bank of Australia
  • Egg finance. – Citigroup

Nationalised Banks in UK

  • – Northern Rock nationalised in 2008
  • – Mortgage arm of Bradford & Bingley. (savings branch sold to Santander)

Government Stakes in UK Banks

  • Government owns 65% of Lloyds shares
  • Government owns 70% of Royal Bank of Scotland
  • At one time, Barclays looked like it needed government cash but so far has sought to raise money privately

List of banks in UK

By on June 20th, 2009

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